A Sea of Words: Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales (2nd New edition of Revised edition)

A Sea of Words: Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales (2nd New edition of Revised edition)

By: Dean King (author)Paperback

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A new edition of the classic companion to Patrick O'Brian's sea loving novels, updated to include the final novel in the series. This comprehensive lexicon provides definitions of nautical terms, historical entries describing the people and political events that shaped the period, and detailed explanations of the scientific, medical, and biblical references that appear in the novels.

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About Author

John B. Hattenborf is a professor of maritime history at the United States Naval War College. J. Worth Estes, Ph.D., is a professor of pharmacology at Boston University and a specialist in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century maritime medicine.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/01/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780805066159
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780805066159
  • weight: 465
  • ISBN10: 0805066152
  • edition: 2nd New edition of Revised edition

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